Definition of Overstrode

1. Verb. (past of overstride) ¹



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Definition of Overstrode

1. overstride [v] - See also: overstride

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overstrode

overstretched
overstretches
overstretching
overstrew
overstrewed
overstrewing
overstrewn
overstrews
overstrict
overstridden
overstride
overstrides
overstriding
overstrike
overstrikes
overstrode (current term)
overstrow
overstrowed
overstrowing
overstrown
overstrows
overstructured
overstrung
overstudied
overstudies
overstudious
overstudy
overstudying
overstuff
overstuffed

Literary usage of Overstrode

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1881)
"... great seven-league-boot thoughts wherewith the genius of the Emperor invisibly overstrode the world ; and I believe that any one of these thoughts would ..."

2. Selections from the Writings of Walter Savage Landor by Walter Savage Landor (1898)
"... sitting in idleness on a cliff of Rhodes, eyed the sun as he swang his golden censer athwart the heavens, or his image as it overstrode the sea? ..."

3. Biographical and Critical Studies by James Thomson (1896)
"... their swiftness in the instance of Napoleon : "The great seven-league boot thoughts wherewith the genius of the Emperor invisibly overstrode the world; ..."

4. Classical (imaginary) Conversations: Greek, Roman, Modern by Walter Savage Landor, Graeme Mercer Adam (1901)
"... sitting in idleness on a cliff of Rhodes, eyed the sun as he swung his golden censer athwart the heavens, or his image as it overstrode the sea ? ..."

5. The Works and Life of Walter Savage Landor by Walter Savage Landor (1876)
"... or his image as it overstrode the sea.* I have it before me; and though it seems falling on me, I can smile at it; just as I did from my little ..."

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